The American Empire in a Changing World


Monday, June 18, 2012

India: ''the US doormat into Asia?''

From Asia Times Online

''US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta believes India is the "doorway into Asia" and the "lynchpin" to US plans for the Asia-Pacific region. It would be a disaster for Asia if India were to fully adopt the US perspective and its aim of using military force to contain Chinese economic ambitions. Fortunately, New Delhi's view of Beijing indicates it is not yet the doormat of Washington's ambitions.''

''The US is currently spending upwards of $100 million per day more than beforehand to get its goods into Afghanistan through Central Asia.''

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